News

April 2014

April 8th 2014
DSD fellow Graham Denyer Willis (2011) has an article in the latest Latin American Research Review: “Antagonistic Authorities and the Civil Police in São Paulo, Brazil” [PDF] →
April 4th 2014
DSD fellows Anthony Fontes (2011) and Froylan Enciso Higuera (2012) have been awarded Dissertation Fellowships from the Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation →

March 2014

March 13th 2014
Drugs, Security and Democracy fellow Thomas Grisaffi (2013) writes for the Andean Information Network: "Can You Get Rich from the Bolivian Cocaine Trade? Cocaine Paste Production in the Chapare" →

January 2014

January 13th 2014
Only one week remains in this year's Drugs, Security and Democracy fellowship competition. Apply by January 20 →
January 2nd 2014
Approaching deadline: applications for the Drugs, Security and Democracy Fellowship are due January 20 →

December 2013

December 20th 2013
DSD and IDRF fellow Alex Fattal (2012 and 2009) is featured on Wired magazine's 2013 "Smart List," featuring emerging talent across industries →
December 10th 2013
DSD fellow Annette Idler (2012) organized a multidisciplinary conference at the University of Oxford’s Latin American Centre: “The Colombian Peace Talks: A Challenge for Security and Democracy?” →

November 2013

November 18th 2013
DSD fellows Jose Miguel Cruz (2011) and Eduardo Moncada (2011) contributed to UNDP's Regional Human Development Report, 2013–2014: Citizen Security with a Human Face: Evidence and Proposals for Latin America

October 2013

October 25th 2013
DSD fellow Jaime Amparo Alves (2013) has published an article in Antipode: A Radical Journal of Geography, "From Necropolis to Blackpolis: Necropolitical Governance and Black Spatial Praxis in São Paulo, Brazil" →
October 22nd 2013
The Drugs, Security and Democracy Program is now accepting fellowship applications. Deadline: January 20 →
October 21st 2013
Listen to DSD fellow Winifred Tate (2012) discuss challenges facing the Colombian government's peace and land restitution efforts on the Washington Office on Latin America’s Latin America Today podcast →
October 7th 2013
Watch a web presentation DSD fellow Damion Blake (2011) gave on Jamaican dons, garrison communities, and international crime for the Cultural Knowledge Consortium →

September 2013

September 27th 2013
DSD and IDRF fellow Teo Ballvé (2012) talks about mass protests in Colombia in an interview with KPFA radio →
September 26th 2013
DSD fellow Lilian Bobea (2012) discusses criminal violence and security policy initiatives in the Dominican Republic for InSight Crime

July 2013

July 29th 2013
DSD Fellow Eduardo Moncada (2011) contributes two articles to Studies in Comparative International Development: "Business and the Politics of Urban Violence in Colombia" and "The Politics of Urban Violence: Challenges for Development in the Global South" →
July 29th 2013
DSD Fellow Jeremy Slack (2013) talks to Dan Rather Reports, "Operation Streamline," about the experiences of migrants who illegally cross into the United States from Mexico and the long-term effects of current deterrence policies →

June 2013

June 27th 2013
DSD Fellow Laura Lima (2013) writes on the history of class exclusion that contextualizes ongoing protests in Brazil →

May 2013

May 24th 2013
DSD Fellow Winifred Tate (2012) examines "Congressional ‘Drug Warriors’ and U.S. Policy Towards Colombia" in an article for Critique of Anthropology

April 2013

April 29th 2013
"São Paulo: Insecure Citizens, All of Them": DSD Fellow Graham Denyer Willis (2011) illustrates the roots of violent conflict between the Primeiro Comando da Capital and Brazilian police in an article for Open Democracy

March 2013

March 26th 2013
DSD Fellow Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera (2011) talks to Action 4 News in Texas about Mexican drug cartels training women as assassins →